John H. Conway

From Chessprogramming wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Home * People * John H. Conway

John H. Conway [1] [2]

John Horton Conway,
a British mathematician and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University [3]. His research interests include the theory of finite groups, knot theory, number theory, coding theory [4] and quantum physics. He is best known for the invention of the Game of Life [5], and for the co-development of combinatorial game theory [6] along with a remarkable new way to construct numbers as introduced in his 1976 book On Numbers and Games. His surreal numbers were subject of a mathematical novel by Donald Knuth [7] .

Winning Ways

Winning Ways for your Mathematical Plays by Elwyn Berlekamp, John H. Conway, and Richard K. Guy is a compendium of information on mathematical games, first published 1982 in two volumes, second edition published in four volumes from 2001 until 2004.

Selected Publications

[8] [9]

1970 ...

1980 ...

1990 ...

2000 ...

2010 ...

External Links

John H. Conway

Topics

Videos

Stanley Clarke, Simon Phillips, Steve Bach, Charles “Icarus” Johnson

References

Up one level